Apr 26, 2022
Citing ‘carnage’ of opioid addiction, Salt Lake County unveils partial settlement in its yearslong lawsuit against drugmakers
More than a quarter-billion dollars will come to Utah from an agreement reached in February. Salt Lake County’s share: $57 million.
Jun 6, 2021
Behind The Badge: Sheriff Rosie Rivera’s rise to the top
SOUTH SALT LAKE (ABC4) – From a teenage mother and a high school dropout to the head of Utah’s largest law enforcement agency, Sheriff Rosie Rivera’s life is a story of perseverance.
Her 28-year law enforcement career has included time with the gang unit, the undercover unit, and the investigations unit, but it all started because of a TV show she watched as a little girl growing up in Layton.
“There was a show, “The Mod Squad” that had a female detective, so I grew up around that,” she tells Behind The Badge.
Jan 21, 2021
Utah leaders say police officers need mental health support now more than ever
State lawmakers are expected to consider legislation that would earmark $5 million to help police and fire agencies provide mental health resources to its employees.